RV Repairs – What to Expect and How to Minimize the “bite” on your wallet

I’m glad I spent this past summer working at an RV dealer (in Wyoming) – it taught me to EXPECT equipment failures in my 5th wheel (as if I didn’t already KNOW it from 3+ years on the road!) As I watched the parade of travel trailers, fifth wheels, and motorhomes pass through our service … Read more

Extended Warranties for RV’s – worth it?

RV Repair in Helena Montana – and – testing out my new Extended Warranty (Extended Service Contract) Its Monday morning (10/12/15) and I awoke early to make a scheduled appointment for a needed repair to my fifth wheel. It is also an opportunity for me to “test out” my (recently purchased) extended warranty (extended service … Read more

RV Solar Power – portable and ON A BUDGET

Solar Power for your RV Solar power with your RV provides the ability to go “off grid”, dry camp, be out in the wilderness – and STILL enjoy some of the amenities of “modern life”. RV Solar power can be a worthy goal, but there are pitfalls. If you read Tom Dansby’s excellent article on the … Read more

In Search Of… The PERFECT Campsite (an unfolding story)

In Search of… The PERFECT Campsite Good to catch up with you again! So much has happened since I left Casper, Wyoming on September 8 after a very successful summer selling (and learning more about) RV’s. In fact it went so well, I’m now heading a new initiative with Stalkups – an Internet Sales division! … Read more

The Beartooth Highway and Yellowstone National Park

My first stop in Montana was Billings. A truly disappointing city. Traffic more resembled Northern New Jersey, but with less finesse (if that is possible!) I only stayed one evening ($48. for just a water/electric site at a campground called Yellowstone – no resemblance to the National Park! My main motivation for visiting Billings was … Read more

Outdoors RV – an interview with an insider

Outdoors RV - Timber Ridge

Full Timing and RV Quality Quality is an important issue – especially to a full time RV’er. Spending time fixing poorly designed aspects of your RV is both expensive and a waste of time. I’ve been a “full timer” for about 42 months now and I gotta say, I have identified a few things on … Read more

RV Sales – It’s Like a “Pit Stop”…

Two weeks in and the shiny new RV’s are lined up across the street from my office – all begging for owners to hitch them to their vehicles and take them to all kinds of neat places. Fifth wheels, travel trailers, and toy haulers, each offering their own lifestyle reach out to those who yearn … Read more

A slate grey sky and near freezing temperatures…

Travel across Wyoming can be an experience at virtually any time of the year, but to consider beginning the “RV travel season” in the 3rd week of March is a decision anyone would be right to question!     I left Steamboat on March 22. My last day “on snow” was March 21, and given … Read more

RV Lifestyle – Change – and a BIG Personal Announcement…

Change… To me, that is the true nature of the RV Lifestyle Living in an RV allows you to decide where to live and how long you wish to live there. You get to choose between the best beaches and waterfront resorts our nation has to offer and the majestic mountains, national parks, and (for … Read more

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